The Scalr Blog
Tips & best practices for better cloud management
Google Cloud Next ‘17 Highlights: More Products, Less Fantasy
VMware for AWS Cloud: What You Need To Know
Introducing Scalr 7.5
Calculating Cloud ROI for the Enterprise
Top Questions on Server Configuration Management Tools Chef, Puppet, and Ansible
Introducing the Scalr Service Catalog to Enterprise Scalr 7.4
From Startup Developer to Marketing - What I Learned about Enterprise Cloud Management
AWS vs Azure: 5 Differences You Need To Know [Webinar Summary]
Cloud Report: Highlights from AWS, GCP and Microsoft Azure
Monthly Report on AWS, Azure and GCE
Chef vs Puppet vs Ansible - Comparing Orchestration Systems
Managing Multiple AWS Accounts - Webinar Summary
AWS: Initial Public Release of CodeBuild - Cloud Report
[Live Webinar] How Enterprises Manage Multiple AWS Accounts
Everything Announced During AWS reInvent 2016
The Compelling Case for Hybrid Cloud
AWS releases first public version of Amazon QuickSights - Cloud Report
Introducing Native vSphere Support In The Scalr CMP
[Webinar] VMware & Scalr - How Datacenters Fit In Your Cloud Strategy
[On-Demand Webinar] The Benefits of a Single Interface to Manage Clouds
AWS vs Azure vs GCE - Instance Pricing Comparison
[Live Webinar] 20min Feature Focus: Workload Placement Policies
[On-Demand Webinar] AWS vs Azure - 5 Differences You Need To Know
[Live Webinar] Feature Focus: Application Blueprints
How to Restrict User Access on AWS - IAM
Scalr 6.1 Introduces Container Discovery
APIv2- The Possibilities Are Endless
5 Enterprise Cloud Management Challenges
[Live Webinar] Practical Use Cases for Scalr API V2
5 Ways to Optimize Costs in Multi-Cloud Environments
The 5 Pillars of Enterprise-Grade Cloud Management [Live Webinar]
Introducing Scalr 6.0! [+ On-Demand Webinar]
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cloud Policy
GCP NEXT 2016: Not Boring Enough
[AWS vs Azure] Security Groups
Introducing The Scalr Discovery Manager [+ On-Demand Webinar]
APIv2 Goes Into Public Beta!
How Can an Enterprise Benefit from a Cloud Management Platform?
Private Cloud Is Very Much Alive
Open Source Scalr 5.10 is Out!
Leverage Zapier to integrate Scalr with PagerDuty, Atlassian HipChat, Slack and more!
Gannett standardizes cloud with Chef and Scalr [Video]
Scalr Community Edition v5.8 is out!
AWS re:Invent - News roundup and impressions - Part I
5 Lessons from NASA JPL’s Cloud Journey
Scalr now supports Microsoft Azure
Enterprise IT vs Cloud: Adapt or Be Disrupted. Surviving Cloud Disruption: Lessons from Lyft, Uber and Airbnb
Introducing Scalr 5.1
AWS Re-Invent: Enterprise Cloud Management Impressions from the Show Floor Part 2
AWS re:Invent: Enterprise Cloud Management Impressions from the Show Floor Part 1
It's Right Around The Corner! The OpenStack Summit in Paris
Helping Expedia Save 20 Effort Years through Process Automation
Finally! AWS Lands A Second European Region
Reaching for the Stars: JPL Selects Scalr for Cloud Management
Security Announcement: Scalr Discontinues Support for SSLv3
Application Cloud Readiness Checklist
Upgrade Bash and Address CVE-2014-6271 ("Shellshock") now with Scalr
AWS Massively Rebooting Instances - What you need to know
Deciphering VMware's OpenStack Play
Announcing Scalr Cloud Management Platform 5.0
Eucalyptus Acquired by HP — How Did That Happen?
A Taxonomy of the Cloud Management Ecosystem
New Scalr Cost Analytics is Released: Enterprise Cloud Cost Management
Finding Your Way Around The OpenStack Ecosystem: 10 Names To Know
"The Security Group Does Not Exist" - Working with the AWS APIs at Scale
Back To Basics: All the Wrong Reasons To Discard Cloud (And A Right One To Adopt It)
Growing Up Fast: OpenStack Turns 4
Top 3 IT Concerns When Adopting A Cloud Platform, And How To Approach Them
Cloud APIs Are An Assembly Language For Infrastructure
Cloud Security: Putting IT in Control
Cloud-Native Apps Take Ownership Of Their Lifecycle Management
OpenStack and the Top 5 Reasons for Enterprise Private Cloud Adoption
Where's the Ops in DevOps?
Building your own Cloud Management Platform? Here are a few tips.
Cloud Adoption From An Organizational Perspective
Icehouse Released: Towards a More Mature OpenStack Cloud Platform
New Gartner Reports Confirm: Delivering a CMP for Both Developers and IT is Cool
Public Cloud Cheaper Than Ever: Is Private Cloud Still Worth It?
Autoscaling and Cloudbursting: How Do We Get There?
CloudPlatform 4.3: Open, Agile, and Efficient for the Enterprise
Building Cloud Native Infrastructure With Scalr At PeerJ
If you're using cloud, Chef may be good enough
Why Cloud Native?
Tips: Getting Your OpenStack All-In-One POC off the ground
Why You Can't Afford Not To Have a Multi-Cloud Strategy
Think Through Your Cloud Adoption
Quick tip: Secure access to AWS infrastructure with IAM Roles
Scalr 4.5 is released! What’s new?
Introducing Scalr Lease Management
Compute Engine Load Balancing serves 1 million requests per second
Why Do Developers Care About Cloud API Compatibility?
We’ll be at re:Invent!
Is Private Cloud the most cost effective?
We’re going to the OpenStack Summit! Will you be there?
What you should most definitely know before you yank PaaS for IaaS
Choosing the Right Private Cloud Platform for your Enterprise
Focus on your Job, not on your Cloud API: Why you might need Cloud Management
It’s time to Regain Control of your Cloud: Introducing Scalr Governance
The Five Signs That Tell You Need Cloud Management
How Great User Experience Design Makes You More Productive
The Summer Quickstart Roles are in: Nginx & HAProxy
Why we’re excited about CloudPlatform 4.2
The Static Website Hosting Showdown: S3 vs GCS vs Cloud Files
Scalr goes Enterprise! But what does that mean?!
Behind the scenes: the Farm Designer refactor
"Cloud Native": Data persistence with the Object Store and the Block Store
"Cloud-Native": The Image Store
"Cloud-Native": If you think Cloud is just about Elasticity, you’re doing it wrong
Scalr 4.4.0 released!
The state of Open Source Cloud Computing (Q2 2013)
PaaS or IaaS? The difference in practice
Was it really 80%? A deeper look into AWS’s latest price drop
GCE Now publicly available!
Dig deep into your AWS costs with Cloudyn (and Scalr) Tags
We need to make your apps Cloud Aware!
Do You Know How Your Cloud Resolves DNS?
Building and extending roles made easier!
New database status pages
Announcing custom VPC support
More screenshots from Scalr Custom VPC!
Cloud automation: OpsCode and BranchOut publish a case study
Multi-cloud capabilities extended: OpenStack (Folsom release) now supported
Multi-cloud capabilities extended: Rackspace Open Cloud
Multi-cloud capabilities extended: Google Compute Engine
Multi-region roles made easier with AMI copy
EBS snapshot copy added
A brand new way to build Roles
Realtime config management
EC2-VPC now supported
Like OpsWorks? You’ll love Scalr.
Introducing the new Scalr management UI
What is Cloud Computing?
CloudStack 2.x and 3.x now supported!
Scalr expands reach with new Korean partnership
Pay-as-you-go plan beta
Ubuntu 8.04 users: time to upgrade!
New source release - Scalr 2.5
You bet your PaaS it’s open!
Environments are now free!
Please, sir, may I have some more?
Cron Jobs 2.0
Server usage statistics
Easier (database) endpoints
Scalr now officially PCI compliant
A humongous announcement!
Create copies of your setups with farm cloning
Scalr discontinuing free plans
Scalr, now with Chef!
More cloud management for private clouds: Scalr for CloudStack
Loggly Partnership for Eager Beavers
Easier Custom Roles
MySQL Proxy support
Security groups permissions description
An important Milestone
Going realtime: server status updates
New Source release 3.0
Rolling Updates for the Scalr Agent
Failure as a Feature
RabbitMQ, the white Rabbit and Scalr
Security updates - CAPTCHA
How to get EC2 Pricing Data programmatically
Finally it’s here: the Dashboard preview
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS images now available
New Documentation Site!
New database storage for Amazon EC2 users
New tutorials: Magento, Tomcat and much more!
More control over Scalarizr updates
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS aka Precise Pengolin full support
The dolphin is getting older: support of MySQL 5.5
Imminent RAID attack on MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis!
The New Open Source Cloud Management Tool - Scalr 3.5
RAID now available to MongoDB roles
Scalr to support Google Compute Engine
The NEW Database Manager - One place to manage all your database backups
hi1.4xlarge instances now available
Scalr now supports Provisioned IOPS for EBS
Percona 5.5 now available for Ubuntu and CentOS
CentOS 6 now supported
CloudFoundry updated (for all you PaaS lovers)
Redis 2.4 and Postgres 9.1 now supported
Security-group support extended
RedHat and Oracle come to Scalr
Downscale at your will
Enhanced Database Options
Scalarizr improvements and fixes
Performance metrics modernized a bit
Invitation to Cloud Tech III
Behold the new Scalr!
An interactive chat with Cloud Insiders!
Scalr adds Japan’s IDCF to list of public clouds
Make the most of AWS services …
New Ability to “Lock” Farms
About our Pricing model…
Custom events come to the orchestration engine
The difference between CloudStack and CloudPlatform
Automated instance naming
Scalr - Cloudyn Integration
Scalr alerting system
Automated DB storage increase and more!
Announcing Scalr 2.2!
Hang out with the Scalr crew on IRC
Widgets to be added to 2.3
New UI for DNS management
Added support for Japan region
Scalr 2.2 now available on Google Code
Scalr on the Road!
Scalr Raises, Like, A Hundred Dollars
Private Cloud webinar - Scalr & Nimbula
Scalr 2.2.1 available for download
Using Scalr to avoid future Amazon problems: Surviving AZ outages
New MySQL roles available- with Percona!
Come meet the Scalr team in Mountain View
Roadtrip across America
Deprecating Scalr’s ami-scripts agent
Using Scalr to avoid future Amazon problems: Surviving Region outages
Beta testers wanted for secret project
New IP in address pool
Windows 2008: Scalr edition!
Scalr.net IP pool changes
Try out the new UI in beta!
Remember that secret project? Introducing…
RDS for Postgres
Time Zone settings to be reset
Boot faster! Faster!!
Important Updates to Scalr Pricing Model
Clarifications on the price change
Two-factor authentication now available for plans IPO and higher
Open Stack for Cloud Computing Launched
Introducing Scalr 2.0!
Named.conf crash report
Added roles in Asia Pacific region
Scalr.net Maintenance on August 26 at 1:00 AM PST
New Shared roles (CentOS)
MySQL 5.1.41 Roles now available
Scalr explanatory comic - Special thanks to Anton!
Amazon Micro instances now supported
Scalarizr source code now available
New in Scalr 2.0: Server Snapshots
New Interface - suggestions for improvement?
CentOS now available in all Regions
New! Configuration Presets - feedback appreciated
New! Custom Scaling metric - feedback appreciated
Announcing Scalr 2.1!
New Apache and nginx Roles
Scalr at Cloudstock
Scale from ONE server to MANY!
2.1.1 released with many bugfixes
Scalr joins the OpenStack family!
New Roles available
New! Environments - Feedback appreciated
2.1 Feature Highlight: Pushing Apache or MySQL configuration changes
2.1 Feature Highlight: Scale from one to many servers
2.1 Feature Highlight: Custom Scaling Metrics
2.2 Feature Preview: RAID and Rackspace coming up!
Better Scalr Dashboard
Your 2011 Scalr Wishlist
Load Testing, the Scalr way
We have a blog!
Important DNS Upgrade on Scalr.net
A thank you to Sid Choudhuri
New Community pages
Scalr.net August release
Scalr 1.1.0 Release Changelog
Graduation from Beta
Support now available
New API functions
Alexey Kovalyov passed away
Documentation Wiki available
Creating a Community
Scalr on your iPhone!
Scalr Mission Critical
Elastic Load Balancer support for EU
Scalr.net Performance Improvements
Database browsing in Scalr!
More Scalr Goodness
New Scaling Algorithm
Our gift for the holidays: December release!
One more release squeezed in 2009!
2010 Resolution: keep Scalr on google code up to date!
New Scalr release featuring the Scalr Scheduler
Introducing the Scalr Scheduler